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DateAug 12, 2008
SwimmerMichael Phelps, United States
Meet2008 Olympic Games; Beijing, China
Avg. speed (m/s)1.94
Avg. time 25m (sec.)12.87
Avg. time 50m (sec.)25.74
Avg. time 100m (sec.)51.48
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Record progression

DateValueSwimmerMeet
Aug 16, 200401:44.71Ian Thorpe
Australia
2004 Olympic Games
Athens, Greece
Sep 17, 200001:45.35Pieter van den Hoogenband
Netherlands
2000 Olympic Games
Sydney, Australia
Sep 17, 200001:46.56Ian Thorpe
Australia
2000 Olympic Games
Sydney, Australia
Jul 26, 199201:46.70Yevgeny Sadovyi
Russia
1992 Olympic Games
Barcelona, Spain
Jul 26, 199201:46.74Yevgeny Sadovyi
Russia
1992 Olympic Games
Barcelona, Spain
Sep 19, 198801:47.25Duncan Armstrong
Australia
1988 Olympic Games
Seoul, South Korea
Jul 29, 198401:47.44Michael Gross
West Germany
1984 Olympic Games
Los Angeles, United States
Jul 29, 198401:48.03Michael Gross
Germany
1984 Olympic Games
Los Angeles, United States
Jul 21, 198001:49.81Sergey Kopliakov
Soviet Union
1980 Olympic Games
Moscow, Soviet Union
Jul 19, 197601:50.29Bruce Furniss
United States
1976 Olympic Games
Montreal, Canada
Jul 19, 197601:50.93Bruce Furniss
United States
1976 Olympic Games
Montreal, Canada
Aug 29, 197201:52.78Mark Spitz
United States
1972 Olympic Games
Munich, West Germany
Oct 24, 196801:55.20Michael Wenden
Australia
1968 Olympic Games
Mexico City, Mexico
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